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Russia’s Seventh Wonder

Sat, Nov 28, 2009

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1) Pillars of weathering
Pillars of weathering – Butte, Mount Man-Pupu-Ner, or, as they are called, “Mansi idiots” are the pillars of weathering. This geological monument located in the Trinity-Pechersk district of Komi, in the interfluve Ichotlyagi and Pechora.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

's Seventh Wonder

1a) This geological monument located in the Trinity-Pechersk district of Komi, in the interfluve Ichotlyagi and Pechora. The height of the pillars from 30 to 42 meters.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

2) St. Basil’s Cathedral
This is not only the main temple of the Red Square, but also a symbol of all Russia.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

2a) It was built in 1555-1561 by order of Ivan the Terrible to celebrate the capture of the Kazan Khanate.
Sturm Kazan began Oct. 1, 1552, the feast of the Protection of the Mother of God, so the “official” name of the temple – the temple of the Protection of the Mother of God.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

3) Mount Elbrus
Mount Elbrus – two-headed Elbrus, the highest point of Russia and Europe, is located at the junction of Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

3a) Western Elbrus rises above sea level at 5642 meters, the east – at 5621 meters. Nodes are separated by a deep saddle. Nodes are separated by a deep saddle. Elbrus is located a few kilometers north of the Main Caucasian ridge and connects with the ridge-jumper.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

4) Mamaev Kurgan and the statue of the motherland
Title Mamaev Kurgan, the legend associated with the name of the Tatar warlord Mamaia.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

4a) at the top of the mound were once guard patrols. At the crest was a horseman, closely observe if there is where the danger. Zastava was founded by Khan Mamaev. Zastava was founded by Khan Mamaev. About a hundred picked men and most loyal soldiers were sent to them from his personal security guard service for the objection. Khan Mother knew that a strong guard can control the Volga and Perevoloki and thus save you from the sudden attacks on the capital of the Khanate Sarai-Berke.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

5) Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal – the “Glorious sea, sacred Baikal” – and wants to tighten the unhurried motif, looking at the fresh wave of gray-haired old man, who can still surprise accustomed to the of mankind.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

5a) as the ancient world, Lake Baikal, there are about 25-30 million years. The average useful life of the lakes in the 10-15 million years old, he became a double record.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

6) Valley of Geysers
Valley of Geysers – Kamchatka Russia is famous for a unique corner of nature – the Valley of Geysers.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

6a) clouds of steam, fountains of boiling water, incredible color slopes on which jets of hot water, along with lush green grass and trees create an enchanting sight. The valley is located approximately 160 kilometers north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

7) Peterhof
Peterhof – Not all Petersburgers like Peterhof, criticized those blinding glare, the crowds of tourists, but returned and returned to Peterhof, and guests first thing is being taken here.

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

7a) Peterhof was founded in 1710 as the imperial country residence, the status of the city – from 1762. The city is a monument of world architecture and the palace and park art XVIII-XIX centuries Reserve Museum “Peterhof”. Town since 2005.ADDY

Russia's Seventh Wonder

Russia's Seventh Wonder

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